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Tala’a Al-Badru ‘Alayna (Live)

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Released January, 2004

Tala’a Al-Badru ‘Alayna (Live)

(Arabic Words & Melody: Traditional
English Lyrics by Yusuf Islam)

Tala’al-badru ‘alayna
Min thaniyyat il-wada’
Wajaba al-shukru ‘alayna
Ma da’a lillahi da’

O the white moon rose over us
from the valley of Wada
And we owe it to show gratefulness
Where the call is to Allah

Ayyuha al-mab’uthu fina
Ji’ta bi-al-amri al-muta’
Ji’ta sharrafta al-madinah
Marhaban ya khayra da’

O you who were raised amongst us
Coming with a word to be obeyed
You have brought to this city nobleness
Welcome! Best caller to God’s way